Debbie Newsome is completing service as the chair of the Master’s Task Force for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She just completed a term as the chairman of the WFU Institutional Review Board.
Sam Gladding was appointed by the governor as a board member of the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. He was also awarded a Senior Fulbright Lectureship. Gladding current serves as a Trustee for the American Counseling Association (ACA) Foundation and as an editorial board member of the flagship periodical of ACA: the Journal […]
Donna Henderson served as president of Chi Sigma Iota (International Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society). Within the last year, she has traveled to Mexico and to Bhutan to train Mental Health Facilitators in a week long session that uses a curriculum she wrote. She also served as the key-note speaker at an international school […]
In July 2009, Laura Veach accepted a position at UNCC as Associate Professor working with Addiction Counseling Specialty Track. However, she will still be associated with WFU as she also received an appointment as Associate Professor with the Department of Surgical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine where she will continue participating in the […]
Donna Henderson receives 2008 ACA Professional Development Award. The award recognizes an ACA member who has developed techniques and systems that have strengthened, expanded, enhanced, improved and/or otherwise had demonstrable benefits to clients. Nominees mentioned numerous ways she had enhanced the professional development of counselors, counseling students and clients including the publication of texts under […]
Dr. Veach has entered into an academic partnership with the Trauma Center & Department of General Surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center that will provide ongoing research & clinical training opportunities for students. In the spring of 2007, four students worked with Veach and Newsome on a pilot study to supply Alcohol Screening […]
Dr. Newsome was named chair of the IRB after having previously served on the board for three years. The WFU IRB reviews research proposals from all schools connected with WFU including the undergraduate, graduate, law, business and medical schools.
The WFU Pi Alpha Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota (international counseling honor society) won the Outstanding Chapter Individual Program Award which was presented at the 2007 ACA Convention in Detroit. Sam Gladding received the Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person and was named an ACA Fellow for significant and unique contributions in the […]
At the end of February, 26 of 30 students and four professors from the WFU Counseling Department attended the American Counseling Association Legislative Institute. The Institute is an intensive training program for members of the ACA interested in advocating and lobbying for counseling-related legislation. As a relatively young profession, advocating for legislation that recognizes the […]